Did You Feel It?
|Goal||Track earthquake effects around the world|
|Task||Did you feel it? Tell us|
|Where||Global, anywhere on the planet None|
The Did You Feel It? (DYFI) project is designed to gather information available about earthquakes from the people who experience them. By tapping the immense number of users online, DYFI can get a detailed characterization of what people were experiencing, the impacts of the earthquake, and the amount of damage it incurred, beyond the scope traditional information gathering techniques. Data input from users is immediately available on the website, and its interactive platform encourages users to gain a deeper understanding of earth sciences while they participate.
|How to Join|
A computer with internet access or an internet-enabled device.
|Ideal Age Group||Elementary school (6 - 10 years), Middle school (11 - 13 years), High school (14 - 17 years), College, Graduate students, Adults, Families|
|Spend the Time||indoors|
|Type of Activity||Exclusively online, At school, Emergency Response, At home|
|Tags||earthquake, Earthquakes, Geology & Earth Science, Natural hazards, USGS|
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